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Senior Structural Engineer

at Arup

Posted: 3/31/2019
Job Reference #: HOU00003O
Keywords: modeling

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Structural Engineer to work as part of a design team on a number of projects in our Houston office. The hired candidate will join a multidisciplinary team of engineers and assist with various aspects.

Job responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:
·     Responsible for preparing and coordinating structural engineering analysis documentation for civil structures, including marine structures and bridge structures.
·     Oversee the structural analysis and modeling of large structures, onshore, and coastal using load resistance factor and limit state design methods.
·     Design in both concrete and steel structures.
·     Develop and/or Review structural analysis philosophies
·     Design structural elements for energy related projects
·     Prepare, check or review analysis calculation packages detailing the systems analyzed.
·     Prepare, check or review summary engineering reports for the systems analyzed.
·     Coordinate work with engineers of other disciplines
·     Project and team administration duties including management of man-hours to within agreed project targets.
·     Supervise Graduate and Project Engineers on project work
·     Attend meetings and communicate with clients to establish their needs and discuss design issues with them

Qualified candidates will have the following:
·     Civil/Structural Engineering degree with a sound knowledge of structural mechanics and analysis fundamentals including design for strength, seismic and cyclic (fatigue) conditions.
·     A minimum of 10 years post graduate experience in analysis and design.
·     PE/SE is required.
·     Demonstrable experience with leading structural design projects, including analysis, reporting, and drawing production.
·     Experience with engineering software, such as Midas, STAAD, Strand 7, LSDyna or similar, demonstrable skills in scripting for analysis purposes.
·     Proficient in use of MS Office programs such as MS Word, Excel
·     Excellent interpersonal skills will be needed to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients, engineers, contractors and other team members.
·     Construction site experience would be advantageous. 
·     Good communication & people skills, team player
·     Excellent planning and organization skills required for our fast-paced environment
·     Must be highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges

Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.